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Inside the Monroe Police unit
dedicated to helping homeless people



MONROE — The Police Department’s community outreach program
that helps address homelessness in the city is gaining some ground. There is no such thing as a typical day for the team, they said, which was evidenced by the Tribune observing their work in action.
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ATVs approved for Snohomish roadways

SNOHOMISH — The City Council last week approved allowing wheeled all terrain vehicles (WATVs) on city roads with a limit of 35 miles per hour or less.  More on this story...


Stories pour at Everett Ideal Option opioid clinic

EVERETT — A panel meeting at an opioid rehabilitation clinic included U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin, but the stars were people who spoke to how they turned their lives with treatment. More on this story...


Fire District 4 station talks brew over at commission

SNOHOMISH — Fire District 4 reiterated through a statement at the Monday, Aug. 19 fire commission meeting that the Maple Avenue station is not closing. Officials said discussions that sounded like closure plans were related to the strategic planning process. Meanwhile, a fire board candidate has proposed a new idea. More on this story...

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Meet Everett schools superintendent at open houses Wednesday, Thursday

EVERETT — The meetings are a Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the Community Resource Center, 2900 Broadway and Thursday, Aug. 29 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at Jackson High School, 1508 136th St. SE in Mill Creek. More on this story...


Detour at Blueberry/Kelsey begins Sept. 3

MONROE — Southbound Kelsey traffic will be detoured onto Blueberry, and will need to turn right at King Street and right again at West Columbia Street to get back to Kelsey. Northbound traffic will be uninterrupted. This detour lasts to Oct. 11. More on this story...


Evergreen Fair days are here again

The Evergreen State Fair is open in Monroe from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2.
In addition, the free Monroe Fair Days Parade kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. on West Main Street.


Jumping into the record books:
103-year-old skydives from Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Kitty Hodges, 103, was ready to show how time can fly. Organizers plan to submit her skydive this month to the Guinness Book of World Records.
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Direct flights from Everett to Spokane begin Nov. 4

EVERETT — Service starts Monday, Nov. 4, with a daily night flight to Spokane at 7:55 p.m. and a daily morning flight from Spokane to Everett at 7:40 a.m. More on this story...


10 months after fire, Judd & Black arson suspect may be charged

EVERETT — Through papers to the county prosecutor’s office, Everett Police has identified the suspect detectives say is responsible for the fire that destroyed the Judd & Black appliance store in downtown last year. More on this story...


News Bites for Aug. 21, 2019

AROUND SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Algae problem at Blackman Lake, downtown Everett parking survey, town hall on emergency preparedness and ceremony planned for Pilchuck Julia Landing. More on this story...


Teen runs to educate against veteran suicides

SNOHOMISH — Who is that teen that runs with the flag on Avenue D in the morning? He does it for a purpose. We caught up with him. 
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Petition to preserve Marshall Field has 700+ signatures

MONROE — A petition for preserving open space that could be sold for housing has more than 700 signatures on it. The field is actively used for Little League games and soccer games. The Monroe School District owns the 12 acres of land.  More on this story...

Past coverage in the July 24 Tribune: Outcry grows against chance Monroe field may become housing


 

 

  

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